London – December 7th 2017 - TPCAST, the leader in wireless virtual reality (VR) technology, today announced the anticipated European launch of its Consumer Edition of the Wireless VR Adapter for the Oculus Rift. TPCAST has been the first to introduce a commercial Wireless Adapter for Virtual Reality, which preserves the video quality and application performance.
The current high-end VR headsets are driven by a cable transmitting the video, voice, data, and power utilizing HDMI, USB, and power connectors. With TPCAST, Oculus Rift users will be able to enjoy a wireless VR experience, as they roam around freely and play games, while preserving the same high quality as a standard wired connection.
The TPCast wireless adapter for Oculus Rift is a device that attaches to the top of the VR headset and completely replaces the need for any cables. With the adapter, users can experience VR more effortlessly.
“TPCAST is committed to supporting the Oculus Rift headset with our unique wireless technology solutions, and provide VR users a high quality, immersive VR encounter,” stated Michael Liu, TPCAST CEO. “With the TPCAST wireless adapter, we will be changing the VR usage and experience by providing the complete freedom of movement with no cables attached.”
TPCast wireless adapter is a special accessory designed for Oculus Rift
The consumer edition of TPCast wireless adapter is a special accessory designed for Oculus Rift. The kit consists of four parts: PC TX Module (TX), RX Module (RX), a router and a battery with a charger.
Installation is quick and easy. The kit establishes a wireless connection between the headset and the PC without changing the original Oculus Rift product. It supports 2K video transmission at 90Fps with sub 2ms latency. The adapter comes with a battery to power the headset and the wireless module and can last for 5 hours of operation.
With the TPCAST wireless adapter for the Oculus Rift European consumers can soon experience wireless VR with their Oculus Rift by pre-ordering online today with selected TPCast partners across Europe.
Price & Availability
The TPCast wireless adapter for Oculus Rift is available for pre-order to European consumers at a recommended retail price of €389 / £349.
Pre-order is available with the following selected partners across Europe:
- Amazon (Germany)
- Cool Blue
- Schenker Technologies
The wireless adapter is expected to reach the first consumers by the end of this year.
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Creator of the first commercial wireless virtual reality solution, TPCAST’s vision is to unleash the VR world by removing cables now built-in to all VR/AR/MR head-mounted displays (HMDs). The first TPCAST wireless adapter was announced for HTC VIVE on November 11th, 2016. It has been available to the European consumers since November 7th. 2017. Now the first TPCAST wireless adapter for Oculus Rift is available for pre-order across Europe.
The company’s patent-pending technologies enable highly efficient bi-directional communications between a PC and a VR HMD with near zero latency. The company has independent intellectual property rights in the fields of wireless communications and virtual reality. Its mission is to work with all parties in the VR industry including HMD manufacturers, game developers, content providers, GPU makers, and key VR technology providers to deliver the best wireless VR experience to consumers and enterprise users.